Emergency Shelters & Housing
- Homelessness during COVID-19 Resources
- Coalition for the Homeless of Houston/Harris County, Inc. (2000 Crawford Street, Suite 700, Houston, TX 77002)
- Doris and Carlos Morris Men’s Development Center (1811 Ruiz, Houston, TX 77002)
Phone: (713) 227-8900
- Mission of Yahweh (Women & Children) (10247 Algiers Rd, Houston, TX 77041)
Phone: (713) 466-4785
- Open Door Mission Foundation (5803 Harrisburg Blvd. Houston, TX 77011)-Open for Men
Phone: (713) 921-7520
- Salvation Army - The Center of Hope for Men (1717 Congress St, Houston, TX 77002)
- Salvation Army Family Residence for Women and Children (1603 McGowen St, Houston, TX 77004)
Phone: (713) 650-6530
- Salvation Army Conroe’s Red Shield Lodge for Individuals and Families (304 Avenue E, Conroe, Texas 77301)
Phone: (936) 760-2440
- Santa Maria Hostel, Inc. (Women) (2005 Jacquelyn Dr. Houston, Texas 77055)
- SEARCH Homeless Services (Jail In-Reach Program) (2015 Congress Avenue, Houston, Texas 77002)
Phone: (713) 739-7752
- Star of Hope (4848 Loop Central Dr., Suite 500 Houston, TX 77081)
Phone: (713) 748-0700
Guides & Other Resources:
- Guide on Navigating Shelters
- List of Housing Resources
- Call United Way's 211 or Search Online for Additional Resources
- When searching United Way, use keywords like "homeless", "shelter", "housing"
Long Term Housing Assistance
- Houston-Harris County Emergency Rental Assistance
- Rental, Mortgage & Utility Assistance Program for Fort Bend County-Covid 19
- List of Houston Rent Assistance Programs (United Way)
- MAM Houston Rent Assistance
- Katy Christian Ministries Rent/Mortgage Assistance
- Rental, Utilities, Childcare & Transportation Expenses (Raise Up Families) or (713) 973-8083
- Texas Eviction Diversion Program
- Free/Low-Cost Legal Assistance: List of ProBono Services in Houston & Texas
- Texas Renter Rights
- Housing Help:
- Low-Income Apartments
- Housing for Felons
- Section 8 Housing/Public Housing
- Apartment Finder
- Houston Housing Authority
- Harris County Housing Authority
- Housing Downpayment Assistance (United Way)
- Search for Affordable Apartments
- New Hope Housing-Helps with affordable permanent housing with people who live on limited incomes.
- Community Resource Center @ Memorial Hermann
- Greater Heights: 713.314.8100 @ 1740 West 27th St, Suite 331, Houston, TX 77007 (MHResourceCenterGH@memorialhermann.org)
- Southwest: 713.456.6814 @ 7777 Southwest Freeway, Suite 110, Houston, TX 77074 (MHResourceCenter@memorialhermann.org)
- Assists Community with Applying for SNAP, Medicaid, CHIP, TANF, Gold Card, Food & Social Service Resources (Legal, Basic Needs, Financial, Behavioral Health, Transportation, Employment, etc)
- Volunteers of America-Homeless Help, Eviction Prevention, Affordable Housing
- Housing Assistance for persons with AIDS
- HUD Resources Locator
- National Homelessness Law Center
- Lower or find assistance with your other bills: Water, Electricity, Cell Phone, Internet, etc.
- If you can lower your monthly bills, you can save money to pay for other things like rent/mortgage, etc.
- Healthcare of Homeless (Harris Health)
- HCC Emergency Help: Whatever the case may be, we have resources to help you not let a financial emergency take your attention away from school. Current students facing financial emergencies during the semester due to COVID-19 or other reasons are encouraged to apply for available emergency aid based on need eligibility requirements.
- HCC Financial Coaches connect you with on-campus and community resources that will help you push through financial emergencies; make refunds last longer, and start making steps toward financial security.
- HCC Scholarships: In addition to federal and state aid, scholarships are a great way to help with the cost of your education. We encourage you to learn about the different types of scholarships awarded by financial aid, the HCC Foundation, and outside groups.
- HCC Financial Aid: Financial aid is available to help eligible part-time and full-time students pay for college. It can be a combination of scholarships, grants, loans, and Work-Study.
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